Ground assault exercise transitioned into a medical evacuation portion with mock casualties.
Unconscious sailor saved in Argentina
Prefectura Naval Argentina, the Argentinian navy, recently rescued a seaman who had become unconscious. In footage release by the service, the man is hoisted from the deck of his ship; he reportedly lost consciousness around 200 km from Mar del Plata. The Ministry of National Security supervised the operation, according to Prefectura Naval Argentina.
CareFlight’s rapid response rescue helicopter was tasked to Blacktown shortly after 14:00 hrs.
Following a natural disaster, one of the IAF’s main missions is evacuation of injured civilians.
FLIR units for USCG HC-27Js, CONTROP units for Israel Police.
NHS Grampian has ruled that the mishap was a one-off due to human error.